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Dr. E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan
Dr. Natchiappan held various position: 1999-Feb. 2004 Member, Thirteenth Lok Sabha 1999-2000 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests 2000-04 Member, Committee on Government Assurances Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting 2002-Feb. 2004 Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance 2002 Whip, Congress Party, Lok Sabha Executive Member, Congress Parliamentary Party June 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2004 onwards Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice Member, General Purposes Committee, Rajya Sabha Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Nov. 2004 onwards Member, Committee on Rules.

He has many publications to his credits including (i) Panchayat Act and (ii) A New Look for SC & ST; columnist on SC and ST welfare programmes in Dhinamalar, a Tamil daily; Editor, (i) Congress Centenary Souvenir, 1987 (ii) Panchayati Raj Handbook, 1995, (iii) Is Lok Sabha for us?, 2004, a book on Parliamentary speeches and (iv) WTO - Indian Legislature, Executive & Judiciary.
Prof. Lakshmi Jambholkar
Prof. Lakshmi Jambholkar is one of the most respected names in legal studies and research with more than 40 years of teaching experience and research output. She has worked with renowned institutions such as University of Delhi, IIFT, ICADR as a faculty member, conducting workshops and guiding research. She has also worked on research projects for NCW (NRI marriages) and Law Commission (Child Custody). She is now delivering extensive lectures all over India in prominent Law schools in the sphere of Private International Law and mediating in many ADR cases. She is life member of many eminent bodies like Indian Society of International Law, Indian Law Institute, Indian Council of Arbitration, International Council of Consultants, National Legal Services Authority, former Member of National Legel authority. She is on the panel of Conciliators of International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Gender Advisory Group, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Govt. of India, Member (part time) Law Commission of India. She was the Chief Editor of Indian Society of International Law Year Book of Humanitarian and Refugee Law ( 2001 – 2005 ); Editor, Indian Journal of International Law; and Member Editorial Board, Journal of International Council of Consultants. She has received accolades and rewards in the form of 20th Karnataka State Sammelan Award : Samman Patra in the recognition of her services in the area of legal studies, 2003 and Jewel of India Award, by International Business Council, 2004.
Narinder Singh
Narinder Singh is currently Secretary General of the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL). Earlier, he has served in different capacities at ISIL. He is a member of the International Law Commission (ILC) since 2007. He retired as a Additional Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in 2012 and was Head of the Legal & Treaties Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI a position he has held since 2002. He was member of the group of coordinator of the meeting of legal advisers of foreign offices of the UN member states since 2002. Over the past two decades, Mr Singh had represented India in a number of key conferences on international law and was a regular participant in the work of the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly that deals with legal affairs. Mr. Singh is EPG Member of Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization.
Shri A. K. Ganguli
Shri A. K. Ganguli is a senior lawyer of the Supreme Court of India. He is renowned expert on arbitration matters in India. He has many publications to his credit on the aspect of arbitration.
Dr. M. Gandhi
Dr. M. Gandhi is Joint Secretary of Legal & Treaties Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. He represented government of India in many summit, conferences and negotiations of international instruments. His areas of specialization are law of the sea, international humanitarian law, private international law, general principles of international law etc
Prof. B.C.Nirmal
Prof. B.C.Nirmal, Professor of Law at Law School, Banaras Hindu University (BHU). He has had more than 31 years of experience of teaching for LL.B and LL.M classes, guided and supervised more than 50 LL.M dissertations (mostly on human rights law) and 12 Ph.D. students. He has authored/edited books and published research articles including The Right to Self-Determination in International Law (1999).
Dr. V. G. Hegde
Dr. V. G. Hegde is Associate Professor in Centre for International Legal studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Before joining to JNU, he has worked as a Senior Legal Officer in Legal and Treaties Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. He has received Ph. D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has to his credit several publications in national and international journals.
Prof. S. K. Verma
Professor Surinder Kaur Verma [S.K. Verma] retired as a Professor of law, University of Delhi. She was the former Dean & Head, Law Faculty, Delhi University; Director, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi (1998-2004); Director, Indian Society of International law (2009-2012); President of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP, 2001-2003); worked as the Team Leader & Consultant, European Union- India Trade & Investment Development Program (TIDP) – IPR Component (2006-2007).

Prof Verma studied law at the Banaras Hindu University (LL.B. and LL.M.); Law School, Berkeley, University of California (LL.M.); and the Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. (S.J.D.). She was a Visiting Fellow/Professor at the Max-Planck-Institut in Intellectual Property, Munich, Germany, and the University of Washington, Seattle.

She specializes in international trade law and intellectual property rights; has nine books and over 150 published articles in international and national journals to her credit. She has widely travelled and participated in international conferences/seminars/workshops and delivered lectures at various universities. She has been a member of many committees of the Government of India and has been associated with many educational institutions and NGOs
Dr. Luther Rangreji
Luther Rangreji is on a deputation to the Faculty of Legal Studies, South Asian University from the Legal and Treaties Division, Ministry of External Affairs. He teaches international law, legal research methodology and laws of international organization Hehas an LL.M from Pune University and aM.Phil. and Ph.D. in International Law from Centre for for International Legal Studies, JNU, New Delhi. Earlier, he worked as a Legal Officer at the Secretariat of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) New Delhi, an intergovernmental organizationdevoted to study of international law issues of concern to the Asian-African countries. His areas of specialization include – law of the sea, international organization and international environmental law. In the Legal and TreatiesDivision, he had occasion to deal with diverse matters relating to extradition, mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, work of the International Law Commission, international law issues related to the United Nations, narcotics and international terrorism agreements, international environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity, water disputes, Antarctic matters, etc. Dr. Rangreji is a visiting faculty at the Indian Society of International Law, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, WWF-Centre for Environmental Law, Symbiosis International University, Pune and others Law Schools and universities. He haspresented and published papers on various problems of international law issues in national and international journals.
Shri P. H. Parekh
Shri P. H. Parekh is Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India. He has been designated “Senior Advocate” by the Supreme Court of India in 2007. He founded and headed ‘P.H. Parekh & Co.’, one of the premier law firms in India, with one of the largest filing in the Supreme Court for the last three decades. He has edited and authored a number of Books, articles and spoken extensively at various national and international seminars in different parts of the world. He did LL.B. from Government Law Collee, Bombay. He was President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (four terms 2004-2005, 2005-2006 and 2007- 2008 & 2008-2009).
Prof. J. L. Kaul
Prof. J. L. Kaul teaches international law at Delhi University. He has published books and several articles in various journals of repute in the field of international law, human rights and constitutional law. He is presently President of All India Law Teacher Congress.
Shri Sanjay Parikh
Shri Sanjay Parikh is practicing advocate in Supreme Court of India. He has filed several public interest litigations cases on environment and human rights relating issues. He has published couples of articles in reputed journals.
Dr. (Mrs.) Satpal Nalwa
Prof. Satpal Kaur Nalwa, former Head and Dean of Department of Law, Panjabi University, Patiala. She is an eminent professor in international law. She holds Ph. D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has published couples of profound articles/writings in reputed journals
Dr. Vivek Dhokalia
Dr. Vivek Dhokalia is practicing lawyer. His specializations are contract law and IPR.
Shri. Govindaraja G. Hegde
Shri. Govindaraja G. Hegde is Assistant Professor of International Law at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore
Dr. Srinivas Burra
Currently working as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Legal Studies, South Asian University, New Delhi. Earlier worked as Legal Adviser with the Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross, New Delhi and as Senior Legal Officer with the Asian African Legal Consultative Organization Secretariat in New Delhi. His research interests include but not limited to international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international refugee law, law of treaties, legal theory, law of international organizations, legal protection of migrant workers, international terrorism, transnational organized crime and the work of the International Law Commission.
Dr. R. K. Dixit
Dr. R. K. Dixit is the former Legal Adviser of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India is an accomplished jurist having wide experience of legal advice, teaching and research in international law spanning over a period of more than 45 years in various capacities. He has been Legal Adviser, ICSC in Vietnam (1966-68), IMO Consultant and Maritime Law Expert to Tonga (1971-73), Leader of Indian Delegation and Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the UN Conference on Carriage of Goods by Sea, (Hamburg Rules, 1976), Deputy Leader of Indian Delegation to the Diplomatic Conference on International Humanitarian Law, Geneva (1974-77), Director and Legal Adviser of International Bauxite Association, Jamaica, (1985-88), Commonwealth Legal Consultant to SADAC (1993 & 94) and International and National Arbitrator among others. His several articles have been published in leading legal journals
Justice Manju Goel
Justice Manju Goel obtained Masters Degree in Economics from University of Calcutta in 1966. Completed LLB from University of Calcutta in the year 1967. She started her career as Lecturer in Economics for under graduate classes and Teachers Training College in the year 1967-1970. She joined West Bengal Civil Services (Judicial) in April 1970. She was the first lady to join that service. She joined Delhi Judicial Services in May 1972. She was promoted to Delhi Higher Judicial Services in the year 1986. During the long tenure as Judicial Officer in the Delhi Judicial Services and in the Delhi Higher Judicial Services worked as Sub-Judge, Metropolitan Magistrate, Presiding Officer Labour Court, Additional Rent Controller, Rent Controller, Addl. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Additional District Session Judge & Secretary Delhi Legal Aid & Advice Board. Was also entrusted with Administrative duties as Judge Incharge of Patiala House Court and also shared administrative duties of District Judge from time to time.She was also elevated to the post of Registrar, Supreme Court of India with effect from 30.09.1994 to 01.04.1997. She was appointed as Hon’ble Judge of Delhi High Court on 05th July, 2004. Retired on 03rd January, 2007 as Judge from Delhi High Court. She was appointed as Judicial Member, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity on 25th January, 2007.
Ms. Sowmya K. C.
Ms. Sowmya K. C. is Legal Adviser, Regional Delegation of ICRC, New Delhi. Earlier worked with Asian African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) Secretariat in New Delhi. She has done her LLM, University of Kearla, and M. Phil from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Shri Vinai Kumar Singh
Shri Vinai Kumar Singh, Assistant Professor, ISIL at ICRC Centre for International Humanitarian Law. He is also Assistant Editor of the ISIL Year Book of International Humanitarian and Refuge Law. He is Course Co-ordinator of Post Graduate Diploma Course in International Trade and Business Law conducted by the Indian Academy of International Law and Diplomacy, a teaching wing of ISIL. He secured LLM from University of Delhi, Delhi and M. Phil from Centre for International Legal Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Dr. Anwar Sadat
Born in Munger, Bihar (17-03-1971), he joined Jawaharlal Nehru University in 1996 for his masters after completion of his B.A. (honours) in 1994. After completion of his masters in international politics in 1998, he remained at the same institution for his M.Phil./PhD. programme, specializing in international environmental law. He became doctoral fellow to the Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi for the years 2003-2005. He got his doctorate on the topic titled “Trust Funds for Environment Protection with Special Reference to Multilateral Environmental Agreements- A Legal Study”. His M.Phil. dissertation is on “Global Environment Facility (GEF)”. In 2005, he joined the Indian Society of International Law as a research officer. He became Assistant Professor at the Society in 2007. He launched a new course at the institution titled PG Diploma course in “international environmental law”. He organized and coordinated winter course on International Environmental Law in 2010. He got selected and participated in (28-7-2003 to 15-8-2003) summer course on Public International Law organized by the Hague Academy of International Law at The Hague, Netherlands on a scholarship awarded to him by the Academy.

He got selected and participated in 2008 session of Centre for Studies and Research on “Implementation of Environmental Law” by the Hague Academy of International Law from 18th August till 5th September 2008. In 2011, he got selected and participated in the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP) Training Course on Emissions Trading for Emerging Economies and Developing Countries in Beijing, (China).at the Tsinghua University from 23 May to 1 June 2011. The ICAP Training Course was implemented in cooperation with the Ecologic Institute, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit and Tsinghua University. It was funded by the European Union.

He has been working consistently on the law and policy aspects of climate change, which is reflected in his ten good publications in the area. Currently, he is working on the topic “Emissions Trading as a Policy Option to Mitigate Greenhouse Gases”.
Shri M. D. Sharma
Shri M. D. Sharma provides all administrative and communications support for conferences and seminars.
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